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Reconstruction Era: 1865 - 1877 - Books

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Ayers, Edward L.  The promise of the New South:  Life After Reconstruction. New York:  Oxford University Press, 1992. (Founders, Reserves F215 A94 1992).

Belz, Herman.  Emancipation and Equal Rights:  Politics and constitutionalism in the Civil War Era.  New York:  Norton, 1978.  (Founders E668 B45 1978).

Benedict, Michael Les.  The Fruits of Victory:  Alternatives in Restoring the Union, 1865-1877.  Philadelphia:  Lippincott, 1975.  (Founders E668 B462).

Brock, William Ranulf.  An American Crisis:  Congress and Reconstruction, 1865 - 1867. New York:  St. Martin's Press.  (Founders E668).

Calhoun, Charles W.  ed.  The Human Tradition in America from the Colonial Era through Reconstruction.  Wilmington, Del.: SR Books, 2002.  (Founders, E176  H936 2002).

Carter, Hodding.  The Angry Scar:  The Story of Reconstruction.  Garden City, N.Y.:   Doubleday, 1959. (UGL, Dewey Core Coll.,  973.C3237).

Conway, Allan. The Reconstruction of Georgia.  Minneapolis:  University of Minnesota Press, 1966.

Culpepper, Marilyn Mayer.  All Things Altered:  Women in the Wake of Civil War and Reconstruction.  Jefferson, N.C.:  McFarland & Co., 2002.

Current, Richard N.  Reconstruction, 1865-1877.  Englewood Cliffs, N.J.:  Prentice-Hall, 1965. (Founders  E668 C98).

Drago, Edmund L.  Black Politicians and Reconstruction in Georgia:  A Splendid Failure.  Athens:  University of Georgia Press, 1992. (Founders UGL, Auxiliary (Circ.Desk E185.93 G4 D7 1992).

DuBois, W.E.B. Black Reconstruction in America: An Essay Toward A History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, 1860 - 1880. New York: Russell & Russell, 1963.  (Founders E668 D83 1963).

Fitzgerald, Michael W.  The Union League movement in the Deep South:  Politics and Agricultural Change During Reconstruction.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 1989.  (Founders E185.2 F54 1989).

Foner, Eric.  Freedom's Lawmakers:  A Directory of Black Officeholders During Reconstruction. New York:  Oxford University Press, 1993. (Founders, Reference E185.96 F64 1993).

_________. Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution.   New York:  Harper & Row, 1988.  (Founders, UGL, Circ. Desk, Reserves E668 F66 1988).

_________. A Short History of Reconstruction, 1863-1877.  New York:  Perennial Library, 1990. (Social Work, Reserves E668 F662 1990b).

Frankel, Noralee.  Freedom's Women.  Bloomington:  Indiana University Press, 1999.

Gao, Chunchang.  African-Americans in the Reconstruction Era.  New York:  Garland Publications, 2000.

Franklin, John Hope.  Reconstruction After the Civil War. Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1994. (UGL, LC Core Coll. E668 F7 1994).

Gillette, William.  Retreat from Reconstruction, 1869-1879. Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 1979. (Founders, Divinity E668 G45).

Goldman, Robert Michael.  Reconstruction and Black Suffrage:  Losing the Vote in Reese and Cruikshank. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2001. (Founders KF4893 G65 2001).

Holt, Thomas. Black Over White:  Negro Political Leadership in South Carolina During Reconstruction. Urbana:  University of Illinois Press, 1977). (Divinity E185.93 S7 H64).

Jackson, LaVonne Roberts.  Freedom and Family:  The Freedmen's Bureau and African-American Women in Texas in the Reconstruction Era, 1865-1872." (diss.)  Washington, D.C.:  Howard University,  May 1996.

McCashlin, Richard B.  Andrew Johnson:  A Bibliography. Westport, Conn.:  Greenwood Press, 1992.  (Founders E667 M32 1992).

McPherson, James M.  Ordeal By Fire:  The Civil War and Reconstruction.  Boston:  McGraw-Hill, 2001. (Founders E468 M23 2001).

Middleton, Stephen. ed.  Black Congressmen During Reconstruction:  A Documentary Sourcebook. Westport CT.:   Praeger, 2002. (Ref E185.6 B623 2002).

Milton, George Fort.  The Age of Hate:  Andrew Johnson and the Radicals.  New York:  Coward-McCann, Inc.  1930.  (Founders E667 M66).

Nieman, Donald.  To Set the Law in Motion:  The Freedmen's Bureau and the Legal Rights of Blacks. 1865-1868.  Millwood, N.Y.:, 1979.  (Social Work Library  KF 4757 N53).

Olsen, Otto H. ed.  Reconstruction and Redemption in the South. Baton Rouge, Louisiana:  Louisiana State University Press, 1980. (Founders E668 R38).

Oubre, Claude.  Forty Acres and a Mule:  The Freedmen's Bureau and Black Land Ownership.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 1978.

Rable, George C.  But There Was no Peace:  The Role of Violence in the Politics of Reconstruction.  Athens:  University of Georgia Press, 1984. (Founders E668 R13 1984).

Ranson, Roger L. and Richard Sutch. One Kind of Freedom:  The economic consequences of Emancipation.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 1977. (Founders HC107 A13 R28).

Richardson, Heather Cox.  The Death of Reconstruction:  Race, Labor, and Politics in the Post-Civil War North, 1865-1901. Cambridge, Mass.:  Harvard University Press, 2001.  (Founders E668 R5 2001).

Robinowitz, Howard N. ed.  Southern Black Leaders of the Reconstruction Era. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1982. (Founders E185.92 S68 1982).

Rodrigue, John C.  Reconstruction in the Cane Fields:  From Slavery to Free Labor in Louisiana's Sugar Parishes, 1862 - 1880. Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University. (UGL, Auxiliary(Circ.Desk) HD8039 S85 U67 2001).

Rose, Willie Lee Nichols. Rehearsal for Reconstruction:  The Port Royal Experiment. Indianapolis:  Bobbs-Merril, 1964. (Founders F277 B3 R6 1964).

Rozwenc, Edwin Charles. Reconstruction in the South.  Boston:  Heath, 1951. (Founders, UGL, Dewey Core Coll. E668 R83 973.08  R8938r).

Smith, Page. The Rise of Industrial America:  A People's History of the Post-Reconstruction Era.  New York:  McGraw-Hill, 1984. (Founders E661 S58 1984).

Stamp, Kenneth M. and Leon F. Litwack editors. Reconstruction: An anthology of Revisionist Writings. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1969. (Founders E668S792).

Sterling, Dorothy. The Trouble They Seen: The Story of Reconstruction in the Words of African-Americans. New York: Da Capo Press, 1994. (UGL Auxiliary (Circ. Desk) E185.2 T84 1994).

Summers, Mark W. Railroads, Reconstruction, and the Gospel of Prosperity: Aid Under the Radical Republicans, 1865 - 1877. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1984. (UGL, LC Core Collection, Business HE 1061 S94 1984).

Trelease, Allen W.  Reconstruction:  the Great Experiment.  New York: Harper & Row, 1971.  (Founders E668 T69 1971).

Trefousse, Hans Louis.  Andrew Johnson:  A Biography.  New York:  Norton, 1989. (Founders E667 T74 1989).

__________.  The Radical Republicans: Lincoln's Vanguard for Racial Justice. New York: Knopf,
1969(Founders E449 T79).

__________.  Reconstruction, America's First Effort at Racial Democracy. Huntington, N.Y.: R. E. Krieger Pub. Co.1979. (Founders E668 T67 1979).

Vincent, Charles.  Black Legislators in Louisiana During Reconstruction.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 1976. (Founders E185.93 L6 V56).

Walker, Clarence Earl.  A Rock in a Weary Land:  The African Methodist Episcopal Church during the Civil War and Reconstruction.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, l982. (Divinity, Afro-Am. Coll. BX 443 W27 ).

West, Jerry Lee. The Reconstruction Ku Klux Klan in York County, South Carolina, 1865 - 1877. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., 2002.

Williamson, Joel.  After Slavery:   The Negro in South Carolina During Reconstruction, 1861 - 1877. Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1965. (Founders, UGL, LC Core Coll. E185.93 S7 W73).

Willis, John C.  Forgotten Time.  Charlottesville:  University Press of Virginia, 2000.

Wilson, Kirt H. The Reconstruction Desegregation Debate:  The Politics of Equality and the Rhetoric of Place.  East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2002. (Founders E 185.61 W745 2002).

Wilson, Theodore Branter.  The Black Codes of the South.  University, University of Alabama Press, 1965. (Founders  E185.61 W6 ).

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